Apple releases KRACK patch in latest OS

Apple releases KRACK patch in latest OS

Almost every macOS update comes with a security patch that users often dismiss. If you’ve read about KRACK, then you should know that updating your Mac’s operating system to macOS 10.13.1 High Sierra is extremely important. Here’s everything you need to know about Apple’s latest Mac OS.

Why you should update now

Foremost on Apple’s list of macOS updates is the addition of 70 new emojis.

New vulnerability discovered in High Sierra

New vulnerability discovered in High Sierra

The macOS operating system has a reputation for being impervious to security risks, but according to recent news, that’s not always the case. In High Sierra, even someone with zero IT experience can steal your password. Here’s how to stop them.

What is the bug?

The vulnerability pertains to sweeping changes in how macOS stores files.

macOS High Sierra: what you need to know

macOS High Sierra: what you need to know

There are several improvements in Apple’s recently launched macOS High Sierra, and Apple enthusiasts should be thrilled. These include an overhauled interface, faster processing, more efficient storage management, and a long list of application updates.

Virtualization 101: Running Windows on a Mac

Virtualization 101: Running Windows on a Mac

If you own an Apple computer, you might think it’s impossible to install Windows-based software on it. But with operating system (OS) virtualization, you can run any application you want and enjoy exciting new cross-platform features.

Configure an entire machine with a few clicks

With programs like VMware and Parallels, installing Microsoft’s OS on your Mac is almost as easy as creating a new document in Office.

Don’t let your old PC go to waste!

Don’t let your old PC go to waste!

Do you still have old PCs and laptops lying around somewhere? If you’re thinking about finally trashing them, don’t! Despite being big, slow, and prone to crashes, you can still make good use out of your old computer.

You might have to do some light upgrades like install more RAM and a bigger hard drive, depending on how old your PC is, but it’ll be worth it.

Beware the Mac malware stealing bank info

Beware the Mac malware stealing bank info

With a name like OSX.Dok, it’s hard to feel confident about staying ahead of the recent MacOS malware. The cryptic letters foreshadow countless pages of complicated code that most computer users don’t understand at all. Fortunately, avoiding this cyberattack doesn’t require any programming know-how whatsoever.

macOS High Sierra 101

macOS High Sierra 101

Rejoice Apple users, the new macOS High Sierra is now available as a public beta! So let’s cut to the chase and address the long-awaited question: What’s new and exciting here? In terms of visible features, not a lot, but that isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

Malware infects Mac HandBrake downloads

Malware infects Mac HandBrake downloads

From May 2-6, a Trojan was attached to downloads of the macOS version of HandBreak, a free, cross-platform video transcoding software that processes multimedia files and other digital sources such as DVD and BluRay into .MP4 and .MKV files, and other formats.

Beware: new Mac malware on the loose

Beware: new Mac malware on the loose

One of the defining characteristics of Apple computers is their seemingly impenetrable security system. Business and individual consumers alike who value security most in an operating system choose Apple products. Will this still be the case now that malware attacks on MacOS are increasing — 744% in 2016, according to reports? Read on to find out.